From 19 March to 14 May, the Art and Culture Development Foundation organizes the International Theater Festival 2022, which will be attended by the Moscow Sovremennik Theater, the Moscow Theater of the School of Modern Play, the Theater of Nations, the Moscow Art Theater them. A.P. Chekhov, St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theater of Boris Eifman, Bolshoi Theatre. Alisher Navoi, Uzbek National Drama Theatre. Khamza, the theater of Mark Weil "Ilkhom", as well as the Youth Theater of Uzbekistan.
In accordance with the amendments to Article 132 of the Criminal Code by a law (No. 754 of February 15, 2022) signed by the President, for the destruction, demolition or damage of objects of tangible cultural heritage that are under the protection of the state, a penalty of imprisonment for up to 5 years can be imposed if it is committed:
On the stage of the State Academic Russian Drama Theater of Uzbekistan, on 12-13 February, the premiere of 2022, the comedy Bear with a Proposal, was presented. In the new year, the viewer is presented with the opportunity to meet Chekhov’s easy and at the same time multifaceted comedic gift.
A resolution of the President “On additional measures to improve the system of storage and research of ancient written sources” was adopted.
The Art and Culture Development Foundation continues to work to preserve the historical mahallas of the city of Tashkent, their uniqueness and cultural and historical heritage. For this, two art residences will be created on the territory of the Old City of Tashkent.
The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan on 7 February 2022 adopted a resolution “On measures to organize and hold the Boysun Bahori International Folk Festival” was adopted.
Tashkent mahallas are included in the Tentative List of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. This was reported by the press service of the Art and Culture Development Foundation.
The State Academic Bolshoi Theater of Uzbekistan named after Alisher Navoi for the first time hosted a performance of The Nutcracker for blind and visually impaired spectators.
The documentary film "Lazgi", filmed by promising young director Ikhtiyor Bakhtiyorov with the support of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, won prestigious awards at many international events. In particular, at the international competitions "Art Stream", "Fifflondon", "Blackboard", "Lift-Off Season Awards" and "IFFF", a documentary film dedicated to the history of Lazgi’s dance was recognized as "The Best Documentary Film About Dance".
On 22 December, the Creative Union of Filmmakers of Uzbekistan held a solemn ceremony of presenting the national film award "Oltin Humo". The event took place at the House of Cinematographers. Before the start, the stars and filmmakers walked the traditional red carpet.